Hybrid Repair in Pflugerville, Texas
Different Car, Different Repairs?
The Happiest Hybrid Owners
Most hybrid automobile owners are happy with their choices. Their cars run well, save gas, and feel they’re doing their part to help the environment. However, the happiest hybrid owners are those who love their vehicles and have a great relationship with a repair shop where the technicians are knowledgeable about hybrids. That’s what you’ll find at Dave’s Ultimate Automotive in Pflugerville, Texas. We can assist you with your hybrid just as well as we work with your friends and family concerning their traditional transportation. What’s more, we protect you with a great nationwide three year/36,000 mile warranty through the NAPA AutoCare network. You’ll find your hybrid happy place at 900 Pecan St W, Pflugerville, TX 78660. Make your appointment for hybrid repair using our online scheduler or by calling 512-989-3283.
Different, Yet the Same
Your hybrid automobile is slightly different from a traditional car. Instead of operating solely on the power of an internal combustion engine, your hybrid draws the power it needs from energy stored in large batteries, switching over to the power produced by a gasoline engine when needed. Therefore, the most common hybrid repair is battery replacement. For the older/earlier models manufactured before the battery technology was improved, this is particularly true. Furthermore, some hybrid enthusiasts have reported replacing oxygen sensors more frequently than anticipated. This component measures the amount of unburned oxygen in your vehicle’s exhaust. An excessive amount indicates less than optimally efficient operation. If you drive a hybrid, you are interested in conserving money, natural resources, and the environment. Another common repair is found within the evaporative emissions system (the controlling system for a hybrid car’s emissions). Beyond that, repairs for your hybrid will, in large part, mirror its traditional counterpart. That’s because your hybrid has both battery power and a combustion engine. The same parts that can fail in one can trouble another. Also, certain elements are the same regardless of the power source(s). For instance, you will need to monitor either car’s tread depth and overall tire condition. Tires will eventually need to be replaced regardless of what provides energy to your car. Similarly, both cars have transmissions, air conditioners, etc., that require similar care and repair.
Your Helpful Hybrid Repair Shop
You don’t have to feel overwhelmed by what’s alike and what’s different about your hybrid automobile. Dave’s Ultimate Automotive has you covered no matter the make, model, or power source. Further, we offer you customer convenience to ease your car repair experience. These include free local shuttle service, a comfortable waiting area with wifi, electronic updates if preferred, and even available financing. We’re just a phone call away at 512-989-3283.